Sicilian Gastronomic Itinerary
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  Join us on our Sicilian gastronomic itinerary! Traveling in Sicily can be likened to a kid in a candy store. You’re constantly bedazzled by it’s fragrances, colors, and flavors.   And then, there is the landscape, so many hidden gems. … Read More

Road Trip Barcelona, Nice & Cinque Terre
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Road Trips in Europe  When I think of road trips I think of the U.S. and my younger years traveling from Wisconsin to California in a really old, beat up, tiny Ford. Without a doubt, it was an experience of a … Read More

48 Hours in Sperlonga and Gaeta, Italy
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Rome is a magnificent and chaotic city full of life, culture, and gastronomy.  But,  sometimes we need to escape even from this paradise, so that we may slow down, come back to the sea, and simply take the time to … Read More

A Roman Holiday
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Rome – why so special? What’s so special about Rome? I have lived in many cities in my lifetime; New York City, Livorno, Barcelona, Oceanside, Brisbane, Philadelphia, and Rome, to name a few. For those of you who know these cities, you know … Read More

Viterbo – Day Trip Outside Rome
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“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert   What does a park full of monsters, a dying city, a volcanic lake, and the Giubileo della Misericordia (Jubilee Year of … Read More

Umbria Traditions
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The best of Umbria traditions Umbria – it’s the most central region of Italy.  It’s historic and modern, and the only region in Italy that doesn’t share a coastline or border another country. Umbria is a wonderland of diverse landscapes, traditions, … Read More

Rome Street Art
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Another form of Art – Rome Street Art When I think of Art and Rome, certain things come to mind. It conjures images of the Roman garden villa that houses the Borghese Gallery.  Or I think of the aristocratic Pamphili … Read More

Milano & the beat
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The Memphis Movement is the great cultural italian phenomenon of the ’80s. This phenomenon has revolutionized the creative and commercial logic of the design world. Created on the initiative of Ettore Sottsass  and a group of young architects and designers in Milan, Italy. It … Read More

Napoli & Il Sugo
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Napoli & Il Sugo – doing it old style! Napoli is known for many culinary delights such as its exquisite pasta, mouth-watering sfogliatelle, and sumo. Perhaps there is nothing more simple than making sugo (otherwise known as a marinara sauce). … Read More

Wonderful Bologna
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Wonderful Bologna – “La Dotta, La Rossa, La Grassa” Tortellini, Escher, and Portici….a city that warrants a stroll – and a healthy appetite!   Bologna is known in Italy as “La Dotta, La Rossa, La Grassa”, or “The Educated, The … Read More

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